Community & Collaborations

Be Inspired to be a Part of the Green Dot Story

Bystander Intervention ProjectKicks Off Community-wide June 21In Quest to End Local Violence Stories Connect Us One thing I’ve learned over the course of my nearly five decades on this earth is that stories link people. The power of a personal story, especially that told by the one who lived it, can inspire to action like […]

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Community & Collaborations

Women’s Fund Investment in Girls on the Run Today is Building Leaders of Tomorrow

Studies Reveal a Majority of Top Executives Participated in Youth Sports Girls today are so much further ahead than I was at their age. I look at girls all around me – including my own two daughters, ages 14 and 18 – and cannot help but think, “Dang, girls! You rock!” They have a greater […]

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More Happenings

Equity is the Goal

by Shavana Talbert   “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”  -Shirley Chisholm As Black History Month comes to a close, I am left with circling thoughts surrounding this month-long anniversary. Did I do enough to highlight and underscore the innumerable achievements of Black folks? Was I intentional […]

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2018 Grants Awarded Supporting Women & Girls

Fond du Lac Area Women’s Fund has awarded its 2018 grants. Programs selected are a mix of new programs and existing ones having a demonstrated record of success. Most 2018 awards address an aspect of the Women’s Fund’s current initiative, Fond du Lac Says No More: Preventing Violence Against Fond du Lac Area Women and Children. Congrats […]

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Women’s Empowerment Series Feature

Women’s Leadership Feature: Women’s Empowerment Series The first of it’s kind, the Women’s Empowerment Series in Fond du Lac has a mission to “empower women to take control of their lives.” They provide an eight week class series to selected applicants covering a range of different topics & support needs; such as domestic violence, financial […]

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